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Other Assistance Services

There are additional services which are offered to victims and witnesses:

  • To the extent possible, provide victims and witnesses with a waiting area removed from the offender and defense witnesses during court proceedings;

  • Provide support and assistance to victims and witnesses during court appearances;

  • Upon request by a victim or witness, provide assistance in notifying the employer if cooperation in the investigation or prosecution of the crime causes his/her absence from work; and the creditors, where appropriate, if the crime or cooperation in the investigation or prosecution affects his/her ability to make timely payments;

  • Routinely provide information or assistance concerning transportation, parking, lodging, translator and related services;

  • Provide referrals to other agencies for shelter, counseling, compensation, and other types of assistance services when needed.


 If you have any questions or problems related to a case, please click on the "Contact Victim Witness Services Staff" link below or contact the Assistant United States Attorney assigned to the case.

Contact Victim Witness Services Staff



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